Details on how you can enter the 2020 event will be released soon.
Below you will find all of the key information from 2019; including how to enter, why you should enter and what prizes are available to you, your college and the business you work for.
The NICEIC and ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition is an opportunity for students to prove their knowledge and abilities and win some fantastic prizes.
Stage 1: The first stage is an online exam comprising of 40 questions relating to electrical installations. The Stage 1 entries open end of June.
Stage 2: The top performing 20% from stage one will go to the second stage of the contest – a written 1 ½ hour exam that will be held at several locations across the UK early next year. The top eight performing students will then go through to the Grand Final.
Stage 3: The final takes place in June at the headquarters of competition sponsor, Scolmore Group. The 8 finalists will complete several practical tests and tasks under the watchful eye of our technical experts Darren Staniforth and Jake Green before the winner of the NICEIC and ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year is announced at a special awards ceremony on the same evening.
The competition is not only an opportunity for students to prove their knowledge and abilities but also a chance to win some fantastic prizes.
Eight finalists will each receive an iPad, goody bags as well as the following prizes:
- 1st Prize £2000 holiday voucher
- 2nd Prize £750 holiday voucher
- 3rd Prize £250 holiday voucher
Every college that enters 20 or more students into the NICEIC ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of The Year Competition will qualify for a College Pack from our partner Scolmore, featuring: 25 Double Sockets, 25 Switches, 25 6″ Pendants and 25 Batten Holders. The College that produces the eventual winner will also receive £1,000 worth of Scolmore products.
The employer of the winning apprentice will also receive a year’s free registration with NICEIC and ELECSA, whilst the college that produces the eventual winner will also receive an additional £1,000 worth of Scolmore products. You can nominate your apprentice for the next year by clicking on the link below: